City of JoondalupPopulation forecast
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This forecast has been updated with 2016 Census dwelling counts and the 2016 Estimated Resident Population. More information can be found here.

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Joondalup City

Household types

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Joondalup City was 'Couple families with dependents', and by 2026 the largest forecast increase is expected in 'Couples without dependents'.

Analysing the future household structure in Joondalup City, especially in conjunction with age structure, provides insight to the role the area plays in the housing market. Some areas, usually with separate housing stock, are dominated by families. Others, with more dense housing in inner city locations have significant numbers of lone person households and couples without dependents.

Forecast household types
Joondalup City201620262036Change between 2016 and 2036
TypeNumber%Number%Number%Number
Couple families with dependents22,74939.122,90136.723,90335.9+1,154
Couples without dependents17,66430.319,87931.921,14831.8+3,484
Group households1,4602.51,4802.41,6022.4+142
Lone person households9,67516.611,25618.112,57118.9+2,896
One parent family5,4769.45,6029.05,9669.0+490
Other families1,2012.11,2222.01,3082.0+107

Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id , the population experts, October 2017.

Forecast household types
Forecast household types Other families, 2036: 1,308 One parent family, 2036: 5,966 Lone person households, 2036: 12,571 Group households, 2036: 1,602 Couples without dependents, 2036: 21,148 Couple families with dependents, 2036: 23,903 Other families, 2026: 1,222 One parent family, 2026: 5,602 Lone person households, 2026: 11,256 Group households, 2026: 1,480 Couples without dependents, 2026: 19,879 Couple families with dependents, 2026: 22,901 Other families, 2016: 1,201 One parent family, 2016: 5,476 Lone person households, 2016: 9,675 Group households, 2016: 1,460 Couples without dependents, 2016: 17,664 Couple families with dependents, 2016: 22,749
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036
Forecast change in household types, 2016 to 2036 Forecast change in Other families,  2026 to 2036: 86 Forecast change in One parent family,  2026 to 2036: 364 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2026 to 2036: 1,315 Forecast change in Group households,  2026 to 2036: 122 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,269 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2026 to 2036: 1,002 Forecast change in Other families,  2016 to 2026: 21 Forecast change in One parent family,  2016 to 2026: 126 Forecast change in Lone person households,  2016 to 2026: 1,581 Forecast change in Group households,  2016 to 2026: 20 Forecast change in Couples without dependents,  2016 to 2026: 2,215 Forecast change in Couple families with dependents,  2016 to 2026: 152
Population and household forecasts, 2016 to 2036, prepared by .id the population experts, October 2017.

Key findings

In 2016, the dominant household type in the Joondalup City was Couple families with dependents, which accounted for 39.1% of all households.

The largest increase between 2016 and 2026 is forecast to be in Couples without dependents, which will increase by 2,215 households and account for 31.9% of all households.

In contrast Group households is forecast to increase by 20 households, to comprise 2.4% of all households in 2026, compared to 2.5% in 2016.

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